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Margaret Walker Alexander Library

2525 Robinson Street

Jackson, MS 39209-7030

Karen Wilson, Branch Manager

Email | (601) 354-8911 | Map

About Margaret Walker Alexander Library

The Margaret Walker Alexander Library, conveniently located on Robinson Street, is named for Mississippi author Margaret Walker Alexander, author of the novel Jubilee and poetry book For My People, among other books. The library houses the Margaret Walker African American Literature Center, which contains a wide variety of literature and books about the African American cultural experience. The library features a rain forest-themed area for children and several exhibit cases about the life and work of Margaret Walker Alexander.

Library Hours

Please note our new hours effective 10/10/16

Monday..........9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday..........9 AM - 7 PM
Wednesday....9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday........9 AM - 6 PM
Friday.............9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday........10 AM - 4 PM

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📋 Meeting Room Policy

All Day Rental Cost - $50.00
Half Day Rental Cost - $25.00

Margaret Walker Alexander Library Calendar

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Jul 29, 2019 - Dec 31, 2020 | Events for Toddlers

Children enjoy story time and making a craft on Mondays at 9:30 AM and Thursdays at 3:30 PM. Call the branch at (601) 354-8911 for details.

Nov 01, 2019 - Dec 31, 2020 | Events for School Aged Children

Kids, are you ready for a new, fresh exciting way to read your stories? If so, please feel free to join Alexander's very own book club for kids. At the end of each month, the participant who has read the most books will join the Book Club Hall of Fame and a special prize will be awarded. For more information, please contact the Alexander Library at (601) 354-8911.


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Events for Toddlers Events for School Aged Children Events for Tweens or Teens Events for All Ages Events for Adults Events for Senior Adults Technology Classes Events for Preschool Children Autism Resource Center Summer Reading Program Event Movie Events Board of Trustees Meeting Friends of the Library Events

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